Here’s Michelle’s schedule for next week. Notice the official events which ensure that taxpayers will pick up many of the trips’ costs, even though each excursion has campaign stops. The Florida official event looks like a meet and greet at the airport.
Mrs. Obama thanks you for your contribution.
Based on an announcement from the White House:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Omaha, Nebraska 12:00 PM CT – Delivers the keynote address at Girls Inc. of Omaha’s 12th annual lunch in support of the work that the organization does to inspire girls and young women to be “Strong, Smart and Bold.” . . . She will deliver remarks commending Girls Inc. for their work to support young women and girls. Inspired by the Let’s Move! initiative, Girls Inc.’s teenagers will present Mrs. Obama with a special video that highlights the many ways they stay active.
Omaha, Nebraska 1:45 PM CT – Delivers remarks at a fundraiser
Des Moines, Iowa 5:00 PM CT – Meets with Obama campaign volunteers from the Des Moines area.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The White House 11:00 AM ET – Meets with children of Executive Office employees at the White House’s annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and takes questions from the audience.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Naples, Florida 3:15 PM ET – Arrives at Naples Municipal Airport where she will be greeted by students from Avalon Elementary School. Students at Avalon recently won first place in a University of Florida School Garden Competition, and their Global Garden introduces students to new foods and new ways to prepare the food that is grown. In maintaining their garden, the students work with the Naples Botanical Garden, a member of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens initiative. Mrs. Obama will also be greeted by students from Mike Davis Elementary School, which recently started a running club called “Kids on the Go” for its third to fifth grade students. Both schools participate in the Florida Farm to School program to provide their students with seasonal, fresh produce from local farmers.
Naples, Florida 4:00 PM ET – Meets with campaign volunteers.
Naples, Florida 5:15 PM ET – Delivers remarks at a fundraiser.